Giveaway: Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru
By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 15, 2011
Mercedes Cecilia, author and illustrator, has created a myth following in the tradition of her Peruvian ancestors. This story reminds us to treasure the universal values of love, family, community and caring for the Earth.
Giveaway begins November 15, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends December 13, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
Reading level: Ages 6-8
Hardcover: 48 pages
Book overview: Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru is a story that draws us into the kaleidoscopic and mysterious world of a Peruvian child. Children identify with Kusikiy’s love for family, with his concerns for the effects of climate change and his desire to help his town. When a constellation is missing from the sky, Kusikiy flies with Condor to the hightest snowed peak to ask the APU, the Guardian Spirit of the great glacier for his help.
For more information, please visit www.Kusikiy.com.
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Sponsored by Mercedes Cecilia.